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Hot, hot, hot!

Have you checked the forecast for this weekend? It’s going to be HOT! Whether your wedding is this weekend, later in the summer or next summer, there are measures you can take to keep your guests and bridal party safe ...

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Ready for anything

You don’t want to go through your wedding day with a headache you can’t kick, a stain you can’t get rid of, or a blister on your heel from your new shoes. (Trust me on that last one — I ...

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Don’t forget …

Take it from someone who’s been there — the last week before your wedding is going to be crazy. Out-of-town family and attendants may be arriving, and last-minute details need to be finalized. There’s an easy way to take some ...

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Something new, something good

We’ve all got at least one bridesmaid dress in our closets — you know, the expensive dress you wore for your friend’s wedding but will never wear again. I saw a tip from Ideal Bite the other day about recycling ...

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Meet our cover couple!

The votes are in, and congratulations to LaTrice and Stephan Byam, the winners of our cover picture contest! Their romantic waterside photo will grace the cover of our summer/fall magazine, which will be available in July. LaTrice and Stephan were ...

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Thinking of a theme?

Many couples like to plan their wedding around a theme, whether it’s something specific like Las Vegas or something more general like a garden wedding. Did you know we’ve got stories with tips for several different themes on our website? ...

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Girls’ night out

If you’re the maid of honor and your friend is getting married soon, next weekend might be the perfect time for a girls’ night out/bachelorette party. Why? The Sex in the City movie opens May 30! The New York Times ...

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New marriage “rules”

You’ve probably been getting marriage advice since you started announcing your engagement, right? I saw a piece on the Today Show the other day about some new “rules” for marriage by Good Housekeeping magazine. What they’ve done is taken five ...

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Let the voting begin!

The entries are in, we’ve chosen our favorites, and now it’s up to you: voting in our cover picture contest begins today! There are 10 gorgeous Southern Maryland wedding photos posted on our site; choose your favorite, and the picture ...

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What’s your love story?

My proposal story involves a recovered stolen car, a drive from New York state to Maryland, and cheese jazz playing in the background while my now-husband proposed. (It’s a long story …) One of the great things about working with ...

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